• The Lives of Others (110/69)

    by  • 3/10/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    THE LIVES OF OTHERS (Netflix) – I’ve been meaning to see this film for a while, and now that I’ve seen it, I know why it beat out PAN’S LABYRINTH for the foreign language Oscar. This is a film about the East German State Security and about how the lines aren’t always clear, even for […]

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    M (99/65)

    by  • 3/6/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    M (YouTube) – Another link found through Roger Ebert’s newsletter; to openflix’s YouTube channel full of film noir and other interesting free movies. Watch Fritz Lang’s exceptional film starring Peter Lorre as Hans Beckert, child murderer thanks to Openflix.

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    Kill Me Later (85/53)

    by  • 2/22/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    KILL ME LATER (Netflix) – This was a bad movie, unless you want to give an example of the sort of film many people think of when they hear the words “Canadian Film”. Sections edited like a music video with loops and effects. Then there’s the police chase where they throw in some video effects […]

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    Black Swan (72/46)

    by  • 2/15/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    BLACK SWAN (AMC) – Natalie Portman’s character really LIVES the part of the Swan Queen. It’s the sort of thing that gives you goose… or swan… bumps… After everything, I’m not sure who or what was real, and what was only in Nina’s head. I was entertaining a theory that Lilly was Nina’s version of […]

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